Guthlaxton Quartet finish Second in the National Under 19 Schools!

  LEICESTERSHIRE TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION   The Guthlaxton School quartet of Eddie Lyons, Adil Rashid, Aman Rashid and Jack Mooney finished a very creditable second in the National Under 19 Schools Team finals.  The four, who all play for Knighton Park in the Leicester League, beat defending champions, Calday Grange 6-2 along the way, and … Continued

Cracking Cricket at Crown Hills!

Last week saw Crown Hills Community College play host to 4 days of superb Indoor Cricket. East Leicester took home 3 of the Gold Medals, with Blaby & Harborough preventing them from a clean sweep! Shiv Thakor attended all four events, supporting the young athletes, offering advice, and even umpiring the U15 Boys Final! The … Continued

Inspired Facilities – New Open Programme – Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport

Inspired Facilities is Sport England’s £110 million programme that funds the renovation and modernisation of local sports facilities. To date the fund has helped over 1,300 projects to improve and refurbish sports clubs or transform non-sporting venues into modern grassroots sport facilities. So whether you are a club, local authority, school or parish council they … Continued

Goalden Globe Awards 2014 now open ….

Goalden Globe Awards is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2014 and we are pleased to announce that nominations are now open! In September 2014, England Netball will be hosting an annual celebration night, the Goalden Globe Awards, where volunteers from across the country will all come together under one roof for an evening of glitz … Continued

Leicester-Shire & Rutland School Games Spring Championships is nearly here…

The Leicester-Shire & Rutland School Games Spring Championships will be taking place at Loughborough University’s world-class sporting facilities, on Thursday 3rd April. After winning the ‘National LOC Leading the Way’ Award for the management and delivery of an exceptionally high-quality 2012/13 Sainsbury’s School Games programme, the Leicester-Shire & Rutland School Games are well underway for … Continued

School Games volunteers grant extension

The Department for Education has announced a £490,000 grant extension to help recruit and train School Games volunteers. More than 1,400 extra volunteers and coaches will be recruited and trained to help deliver the School Games, DfE announced today. Children’s Minister Edward Timpson announced the volunteer leaders and coaches grant will be extended for a … Continued

Community Sport and Recreation Awards 2014

The awards, which have been running for over 20 years, are the premier grassroots awards – spanning a sector of more than 300 different sport and recreation activities.The awards are free to enter and if you win, you could bag yourself up to £2,500. This year the Community Sport & Recreation Awards have six award … Continued

Weekend Full of Table Tennis!

Shreya Mehta – Table Tennis   ‘On Saturday 8th February I entered the Schools Individual Championships. I won all of my matches and became Leicestershire County Champion for the fourth time. On Sunday 9th February I went to Telford to play in the British Junior League. I won all my matches and our team came … Continued

European Hockey in Loughborough – June 2014

Tickets on Sale Now!*Buy Your Tickets for the EuroHockey Womens Club Champions Trophy 2014 *Range of discounted tickets available Tickets are now available for the European Womens Club Trophy 2014 to be held at Loughborough University from Friday 6th June until Monday 9th. For the full playing schedule please click here. All Ticket prices include … Continued